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Spirit and Dust by Rosemary Clement-Moore (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 15, 2013 tagged mystery • paranormal
Daisy Goodnight talks to spirits to help the FBI solve a murder and a mob boss find his missing daughter.
Kill Chain Drones And The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins by Andrew Cockburn (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 13, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Fu-go The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America by Ross Coen (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 10, 2014 tagged history
During WWII, the Japanese army launched over 9,000 balloons across the Pacific to drop bombs on the U.S.
The Price of Silence by William D. Cohan (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction
When three Duke lacrosse players were accused of raping an exotic dancer, the media jumped on the story.
The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P. Book 1) by Eoin Colfer (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on June 7, 2013 tagged historical fiction • science fiction • thriller
A Victorian-era boy travels to the future, pursued by his would-be mentor, who wants to turn him into a killer.
Notes from a Hairy-Not-Scary Werewolf by Tim Collins, Andrew Pinder (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 31, 2014 tagged coming of age • horror • humor
A hall monitor bitten by a werewolf must learn to control his new nature, and must stop a werewolf-vampire conflict.
The Death of Santini The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on November 22, 2013 tagged biography
Pat Conroy’s follow-up memoir about his complicated relationship as an adult with his famously abusive father.
The Last Headbangers NFL Football in the Rowdy, Reckless ‘70’s, the Era that Created Modern Sports by Kevin Cook (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 31, 2014 tagged nonfiction
1970s NFL football was rougher, lower paying, out of control, and fueled by off-field excess.
Kitty Genovese The Murder, the Bystanders, and the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 16, 2015 tagged history • mystery
Good Riddance An Illustrated Memoir of Divorce by Cynthia Copeland (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 17, 2013 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
Cynthia Copeland shares the self-doubt, anguish and fears from her unexpected divorce and its aftermath.
The Great Pearl Heist London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace by Molly Caldwell Crosby (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 8, 2013 tagged history • mystery
The world’s greatest thief tries to fence a fifty-pearl necklace before Scotland Yard can bring him to justice.
Backward Compatible A Geek Love Story by Sarah Daltry, Pete Clark (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 4, 2014 tagged fantasy • romance • science fiction
George and Katie’s geeky romance starts at a midnight video game release party.
Who Cut the Cheese? A Cultural History of the Fart by Jim Dawson (1998)
Reviewed by flemtastic on November 23, 2012 tagged history
The Fishing Fleet Husband-Hunting in the Raj by Anne de Courcy (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 28, 2014 tagged history • romance
During the Raj, many British women made the difficult trip to India to find marriageable men.
Frozen by Melissa De La Cruz, Michael Johnston (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 6, 2013 tagged coming of age • science fiction
Nat needs to stay warm in a frozen future while hiding the fact that she’s Marked with faerie magic.
18 in America A Young Golfer's Epic Journey to Find the Essence of the Game by Dylan Dethier (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 23, 2013 tagged biography • coming of age
Inside the Vault The True Story of a Master Bank Burglar by Amil Dinsio (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 1, 2014 tagged mystery • nonfiction
The story of two brothers who planned and executed an epic bank robbery after a tip from Jimmy Hoffa.
Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb And 333 Other Surprising Facts that Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter than Everyone Else by Mark Di Vincenzo (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 14, 2011 tagged nonfiction • science
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (2010)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 10, 2010 tagged historical fiction • literary
A young woman discovers a 200-year-old diary and relives the French Revolution while completing her senior thesis.
Banished Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church by Lauren Drain, Lisa Pulitzer (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 28, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Hope and Other Luxuries A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia by Clare B. Dunkle (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 27, 2015 tagged biography • coming of age
Science Fair Season Twelve Kids, A Robot Named Scorch...And What It Takes To Win by Judy Dutton (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 1, 2011 tagged science
The World in Your Lunch Box The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods by Claire Eamer, Sa Boothroyd (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 25, 2012 tagged history • picture book • science
VJ The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave by Gavin Edwards, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, Martha Quinn (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on September 27, 2013 tagged biography • history
After by Amy Efaw (2010)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 11, 2011 tagged coming of age
Devon’s mother had her as a teen. They struggled. Now Devon is a gifted athlete and student. Then she gets pregnant.
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 23, 2013 tagged art • biography • history
The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan (2009)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 15, 2010 tagged history
Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on July 11, 2014 tagged literary
Thomas kidnaps and shackles his friend in an abandoned military base so they can talk.
Sex and the Citadel Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 7, 2012 tagged nonfiction
As You Wish Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes, Joe Layden (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 3, 2014 tagged nonfiction
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride, including lots of Andre the Giant anecdotes.